There is a report on Spanish site Futbol today, that suggests Newcastle may be interested in Sevilla’s 27 year-old Spanish International striker Alvaro Negredo.
Alvero Negredo – Sevilla’s 27 year-old Spanish striker
This is a translation of what Futbol had to say about the Sevilla striker today:
“The Sevilla President Jose Maria del Nido has traveled Thursday to London via Madrid, and would like to negotiate the sale of Alvaro Negredo. However, official sources say Sevilla’s travel is by private means and several English clubs have been interested in the Vallecano striker in recent weeks and Del Nido himself undertook to reveal a few days ago an offer of €14M (about £11.5M), without specifying which club.”
“Newcastle, who just sold Demba Ba, and Arsenal are two top clubs in need of a striker with Negredo’s credentials, and also have the money to buy him. However, Tottenham could also be in the bidding, but Sevilla point out that no player negotiates the sale.”
“Yesterday, the 27 year-old striker was interviewed by UEFA, and he said he would not mind playing in England, and that “the cycles are finished.” Sevilla FC must sell soon to the tune of some €16M to balance their books for the season.”
The Madrid-born 6’1″ striker was at Real Madrid from 2005 through 2007, and Negredo joined Sevilla from Almeria in 2009, and since then he has appeared 156 times for the Spanish club with 65 goals, and he has been capped 12 times for the full Spanish side with six goals.
Negredo was included by manager Vicente del Bosque in the Spanish squad for last summer’s UEFA Euro 2012 Championships, which Spain won, and the striker played twice as a substitute against Poland and Ukraine, and also had one start against Portugal in the semifinals.
He’s obviously a very decent striker, but it’s hard to know if Newcastle are interested in this player.
What do you think?
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